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5 ways guest posts can help you promote your business

May 23, 2011

Last Updated on - April 20, 2014  

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This is a guest post by Edgar Boutaric. You can read the guidelines to guest posting at our write for us page.

Do you know that guest posts can be an effective means to promote your business? Indeed there are many people that are now turning to this activity for their business promotion and seem to be bringing some good results. In order to help you learn more on this I will be sharing 5 ways how your business can benefit from guests posts.


First of all guest posting can help bring some interesting traffic to your site without the need to rely on search engines. The key here is to make sure that you post quality content on those sites in order to encourage people to click on the link back to your site. Obviously the more successful the host blog is the more traffic you should expect to get on your own site.  Make sure that your posts do add value for the readers and not some spun content that you can get on the internet.


One of the most powerful links that you can get is from blogs which have real traffic and authority. By guest posting on some related blogs that have some form of authority you will be getting some really powerful links that can help boost your ranking in the SERP. You will only want to make sure that the blogs do have some PR and Alexa rank before posting on it. Alternatively you might want to identify some new but promising blogs that may gain prominence in the near future since they may be less fussy when it comes to accepting guest blogs.

Reputation Building

Guest posts can also be useful when it comes to building your reputation. By posting on blogs that are related to your niche you can help build your brand and also your name. As already mentioned above your success will depend a lot on the quality of your post and how useful your posts really are. This does not mean that you should sell yourself on each and every guest post but rather make sure that people remember your knowledge on a given subject.

Increase your social media awareness

Guest posting allows you to leverage the social media strength of the host blog. In most cases the more established blogs already have a massive Twitter list or Facebook page. Usually your blog post will be shared to all these followers and this can allow you to take advantage of these sites strength in social media. If used properly you can also use this situation to your advantage to increase your number of Twitter followers or Facebook fans. Just make sure that it is easy for visitors to subscribe to your list, follow you on Twitter or to join your Facebook page.

Enter new markets

Guest post can be a great way for you to get into markets that you will not have considered in the past.  By posting on these blogs you can get access to markets that you would have thought impossible to break in. Also this may provide you with opportunities for joint ventures with these blog owners and other influential members on the site. In short guest posting is just a great way for you to make some new connections.

Guest posting can be really helpful when it comes to promoting your business on the internet. Indeed this can be useful when it comes to SEO, generating traffic or even building your reputation on the internet. However to be successful there is a key element that you should not forget- useful content. So if you are looking for new ways to promote your business on the internet just make sure that you include guest posting in your arsenal.

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These posts are submitted by our Guest Bloggers. We accept guest posts on topics that are relevant to our blog like blogging, internet entrepreneurship tutorials, affiliate marketing, social media etc. You can read more about how to submit guest posts by visiting our write-for-us page.

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